From: Involvement Center
Date: March 25, 2020
Subject: Campus Life Today | Wednesday, March 25th, 2020



Involvement Center is Hiring for Fall Semester!

Wednesday, March 25 at 12:00am
to Saturday, April 11 at 12:00am
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We have 2 openings for our Involvement Specialist position starting in the fall semester. We are seeking individuals who are extremely customer service oriented, professional, energetic and an all-around team player. This position works closely with student organizations, CONNECT, and campus events.
Follow the link below for the Application.

Supporting Resources


We recognize that during this time some members of our UW-Stout community may find themselves without employment. If you are out of work through no fault of your own you may qualify for unemployment insurance benefits.

Unemployment insurance is a joint state-federal program that provides temporary financial assistance to unemployed workers who meet the earned wage and weekly eligibility criteria.

For the most up to date information on unemployment eligibility, visit the Department of Workforce Development’s COVID-19 Public Information page. To apply or find more general information regarding unemployment visit the Department of Workforce Development Unemployment Insurance page.

Wellness Wednesday

Tips for Success: Working & Learning Virtually

For Work Space:

  • Designate a Space – it’s much easier to focus and will create positive habit
  • Soak up the Sun – natural lighting is best for productivity
  • Eliminate Distractions – use a quiet room without a tv and use apps to block distracting websites

For Productivity:

  • Get Organized – before you work for the day be sure everything you need is within reach
  • Create Accountability for Yourself – set daily goals and review assignment deadlines regularly
  • Keep Breaks Short & Sweet – limit the duration and frequency of breaks, set a timer if you need

For Yourself:

  • Stay Well Nourished – Keep healthy snacks at your desk and avoid caffeine and sugar crashes
  • Get Dressed – you’ll feel more prepared to take on the day when you keep a routine
  • Get Up and Move – breaks and movement spark creativity and help you stay focused

MSC and Price Commons Closed

In light ofÔÇ»Governor Evers' order and in accordance with Chancellor Frank’s directive, the Memorial Student Center and Merle Price Commons will be closed starting March 25, 2020 and until further notice.  Our staff are working virtually to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.  We still are available and want to serve you the best we can.  Please visit our staff directory to contact us during normal business hours.  We will do our best to meet your needs.

Sponsored by: Student Centers
For more information contact:
Staff Directory

Important Voter Information:

The Wisconsin 2020 Spring Election and Presidential Primary are scheduled for Tuesday, April 7th.

The deadline to register to vote online was extended to March 30th. Voters may register in person at their municipal clerk’s office until 5:00 PM on April 3rd or register on election day at their local polling place. If your address has recently changed, you may also update your address online or re-register in person on election day.

If you wish to maintain social distancing and vote by absentee ballot, you must request an absentee ballot online or make a request to your municipal clerk in writing via email or mail. The last day to request an absentee ballot is April 2nd at 5:00 PM. You must be registered to vote in order to request an absentee ballot. You may also view, cancel and change your absentee request online or contact your county clerk in writing to request a new ballot. In addition, you may update your registration and vote at your local polling place. It’s important to note that all absentee ballots must be received by your municipal clerk by no later than 8:00 PM on election day, April 7th, 2020.

To view a complete list of voting related deadlines or to register to vote, visit the website. For more general information regarding voting, please visit our UW-Stout Voter Information page.

Library and Textbook Information

The University Library, Instructional Resources Service, and Archives are closed indefinitely in response to COVID-19, Coronavirus. We are still committed to helping students and faculty continue to be successful in the online learning environment, and our staff is available to assist with research help and obtaining electronic materials.   

All textbooks and library materials are now due on or before September 8th, 2020. We encourage students to keep any resources that are needed for completion of spring classes until they return to campus.

The library exterior lobby is open for returns from 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. until March 27th, and the book drop is open 24/7 for those who wish to return materials before they leave campus.

Please see the library’s Alert for COVID-19 page for the most current information about available services. 

Sponsored by: University Library
For more information contact: Library Staff
Library Alert Page

UW-Stout Library Feature Stream: Finding Vivian Maier

Finding Vivian Maier delves into the recent discovery of this groundbreaking artist, who for years had been wholly unknown to the art world, but has since taken it by storm. Maier's strange and riveting life and art are revealed through never-before-seen photographs, films, and interviews with dozens who thought they knew her.    This selection, one of the 100,000+ titles in your Video Streaming Library, is brought to you by Alexander Street.

Sponsored by: UW-Stout Library
For more information contact: Cory Mitchell

Woo Leaders

WOO Leader Applications Are Open!

Help us welcome Stout's new students this coming year during welcome week! Help make a true difference in these new students' college start. You will be one of the first faces the new students will connect with UW Stout. The dates you will need to be free for are listed below.

Training sessions: Tuesday, September 1st - Friday, September 4th
Week One: Sunday, September 6 - Wednesday, September 9th

Applications due April 10th.

Sponsored by: Orientation Department
For more information contact: Tony Hughes Orientation Specialist

COVID-19 Coronavirus Planning and Preparedness Website

Stay Informed

With the ever-changing COVID-19 coronavirus situation, UW-Stout continues to evaluate the situation daily.

Students should continue to stay up-to-date with the COVID-19 Coronavirus Planning and Preparedness website at